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Lung Health & COPD in the News

State by State Guide to COVID–19

2020 US Health Depts by State for COVID–19 On one webpage is a current listing of all US States, territories, etc. It has links to their main pages, and wherever possible, their COVID—19 pages, languages available, phone numbers, and email addresses.

Clinical Trials

LEEP Losartan Effects on Emphysema Progression LEEP is a randomized clinical trial evaluating the effect of Losartan in helping people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) with emphysema – a disease of the lungs. We are looking for adults 40 years of age or older, current or former smokers, with COPD to join our study. The study is conducted in different states across the country.


Talking Points for Presentations

COPD Foundation: The COPD Action Center

Tell Congress: Support the Climate Change Health Protection and Promotion Act Still Active March, 2020 from American Lung Association

Managed Health Care Associates Works to Add Patient Voices to Advocacy Published March 20, 2019

2014–2015 National & State Estimates of COPD Morbidity & Mortality Date of Acceptance: October 2, 2018

2011 COPD Statistics: Fact Sheets from the CDC By State

2002 COPD National Statistics: Data Fact Sheet from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

COPD in the News & Advocacy Projects

🌍 Links to Worldwide Coronavirus Disease (COVID—19) Coverage 🌏

2020 COPD Foundation: Coronavirus Information for the COPD Community

🍏A Guide to Living With COPD During the COVID–19 Pandemic: Help, Resources, and Making a Personal Checklist🍏

Oral Cannabinoids Linked to Higher Mortality Risk in Older COPD Patients, Study Finds Published Oct 08, 2020

ATS and 4DMedical Offering Grants for Research in COPD, Other Lung Diseases Published Oct 06, 2020

COPD360Net Seeks to Boost Innovative Digital Health, Therapeutics Published Oct 01, 2020

Two Phase 3 Trials of Ensifentrine in Safely Treating COPD to Open Published Sept 29, 2020

ATS Issues Recommendations for Noninvasive Ventilation in COPD Published Sept 29, 2020

Occupational Eosinophlic Bronchitis in Individuals Exposed to Workplace Sensitizing Agents Published Sept 29, 2020

Smartphone Biosensor May Meet ISO/FDA Standard for Pulse Oximetry Monitoring Published Sept 28, 2020

Flu Activity Low in Southern Hemisphere From June to August 2020 Published Sept 25, 2020

Perrigo Recalls All Albuterol Sulfate Inhalers Published Sept 25, 2020

ATS: Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Pharmacologic Management of COPD Published Sept 25, 2020

COVID–19 Pandemic Has Affected Lung Cancer Treatment Plans Published Sept 25, 2020

Tips You Really Autumn Know. Information to Prepare Lung Patients for Fall. Published Sept 24, 2020

COPD More Prevalent Than Estimated, With Mortality Linked to Aspergillosis, Review Finds Published Sept 24, 2020

Study Shows Role of Opioids in Managing Severe Breathlessness in COPD Patients Published Sept 24, 2020

Middle, High School Students Mainly Use Flavored E–Cigarettes Published Sept 23, 2020

Lung Disease–Specific Risk Factors for Hip Fracture in Smokers Published Sept 22, 2020

Antiplatelet Therapy in COPD May Reduce All–Cause Mortality, Improve Quality of Life Published Sept 22, 2020

Agreement Reached for Hemp Facility to Support Potential COPD Therapy RespRx Published Sept 22, 2020

Repurposing a COPD drug for Covid–19 with Verona Pharma Published Sept 21, 2020

Advanced Treatment Options and Collaborative Care Brings Hope for Stage III Lung Cancer Patients Published Sept 21, 2020

Smokeless Tobacco Poses Global Health Burden Published Sept 21, 2020

Acute COPD Exacerbation Frequency May Not Be Accurate Guide for Treatment Published Sept 18, 2020

Verona’s Ensifentrine Found to Ease Breathlessness, Improve Quality of Life Published Sept 17, 2020

E–Cigarette Use Increased Significantly From 2017 to 2018 Published Sept 17, 2020

HRRP Implementation Reduced 30–Day All–Cause Readmission Rates in COPD Published Sept 17, 2020

Late Life Disability Instrument Can Assess Life Role Participation in COPD Published Sept 17, 2020

How Accurate Are Home Blood Oxygen Monitors? Published Sept 17, 2020

Vascular Calcification in COPD Affects Bone Mineral Density, Increases Fractures Published Sept 16, 2020

Lung DNA Methylation in COPD May Differ by Smoking Status, Airflow Limitation Published Sept 15, 2020

Vaping, Marijuana Use in 2019 Rose in College–Age Adults Published Sept 15, 2020

Is the Increase in Teen Vaping Affecting Lung Cancer Rates? Published Sept 14, 2020

Statistically Significant Reduction in Cough Frequency Observed in Gefapixant Trials Published Sept 14, 2020

SNG001 Can Safely Improve Lung Function in COPD Patients With Viral Infections, Interim Data Show Published Sept 10, 2020

AstraZeneca’s New Data Shows Breztri Aerosphere Better for All Seasons Published Sept 08, 2020

Smoking, High Early–Life BMI Projected to Add to MS Burden Published Sept 04, 2020

Predicting COPD Exacerbations With Remote Patient Monitoring Published Sept 04, 2020

Low–dose Morphine Improves Health in COPD Patients With Shortness of Breath, Phase 4 Trial Suggests Published Sept 03, 2020

Decreases in Lung Cancer Deaths May Be Due to Advances in Treatment Published Sept 02, 2020

Oral Sustained–Release Morphine May Improve Moderate, Severe Breathlessness in COPD Published Sept 02, 2020

Interstitial Lung Abnormalities Linked to Clinical Course in COPD Published Sept 02, 2020

COPD Study: Fortified Whey Protein Beverage Increases Muscle Strength Published Sept 01, 2020

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Device Cleared for Smoking Cessation Published Aug 28, 2020

Changes in Lung Cancer Incidence Between Black and White Young Adults Published Aug 28, 2020

Tiotropium/Olodaterol vs Tiotropium Alone Linked to Fewer COPD Exacerbations Published Aug 28, 2020

Blood Test for IL–32 May Diagnose COPD, Measure Severity, Study Says Published Aug 27, 2020

New Potential Therapeutic Target — FFA4 Protein — Discovered for COPD Published Aug 25, 2020

Opioid Use in Older Adults with COPD Can Lead to Respiratory Harm Published Aug 25, 2020

Honey May Be Superior to Usual Care for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections Published Aug 24, 2020

COPD and Smoking May Be Associated With More Severe Outcomes in COVID–19 Published Aug 20, 2020

Phase 2 Trial Starts Testing Multiple Doses of Ensifentrine in Inhaler Formulation Published Aug 20, 2020

Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis and Treatment: Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Thoracic Society Statement Published Aug 19, 2020

Diagnosing Interstitial Lung Disease Using eNose Technology Published Aug 19, 2020

Treprostinil Under Review for Pulmonary Hypertension With Interstitial Lung Disease Published Aug 19, 2020

University Given $3.9M to Advance Potential COPD Therapy to Clinical Testing Published Aug 18, 2020

Opioids May Help COPD Patients With Severe Breathlessness Published Aug 17, 2020

New practice guidelines on non–invasive ventilation in chronic stable Hypercapnic COPD Published Aug 17, 2020

E–Cigarette Use Linked to Increased Odds of COVID–19 Published Aug 14, 2020

Triple Therapy May Not Be Superior to Maintenance Long–Acting Bronchodilator Therapy in COPD Published Aug 13, 2020

PR1P Peptide Reduces Lung Cell Death, Tissue Damage in Emphysema, Preclinical Study Shows Published Aug 13, 2020

Maintaining Control of COPD During the COVID–19 Pandemic Published Aug 11, 2020

Healthy Diet Significantly Lowers COPD Risk, Review Study Finds Published Aug 11, 2020

Dupilumab Improves Long Function in CRSwNP and Comorbid Asthma and COPD Features Published Aug 11, 2020

Inhaled Dry–Powder Form of Treprostinil Improves QoL in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Published Aug 11, 2020

First–in–Class Dual PDE Inhibitor Plus Tiotropium May Improve Lung Function in COPD Published Aug 10, 2020

Novel Opioid Gets FDA Nod IV Use Hospital Only With Less Risk of Respiratory Depression Published Aug 09, 2020

EFFORTS’ Jean Romme Attended ATS 2020 and Took Notes for Us Email August 08, 2020

Adolescents Who Use E–Cigarettes, Marijuana May Have Higher Odds of Lifetime Asthma Published Aug 07, 2020

Smokers With Sleep Disturbances Are Less Likely to Quit Smoking Published Aug 05, 2020

Continued Cough Reflex Hypersensitivity After COPD Exacerbation Predicts More Attacks Published Aug 05, 2020

Triple Therapy May Not Be Superior to Maintenance Long–Acting Bronchodilator Therapy in COPD Published Aug 03, 2020

Varenicline Strongly Recommended for Smoking Cessation Published Aug 03, 2020

Marvels of Mucus and Phlegm Published August 2020, received from Aug 03, 2020 email

COPD Triple Therapy: Balancing Benefits and Harms Published July 31, 2020

Tissue Doppler Imaging Can Detect Left Ventricular Dysfunction in COPD Published July 31, 2020

Guideline–Recommended, Nonpharmacologic Interventions Not Often Used in COPD Published July 30, 2020

Breztri Aerosphere Approved as Triple–Combination Therapy Inhaler for COPD Published July 29, 2020

FDA Approves Breztri Aerosphere as COPD Maintenance Treatment Published July 28, 2020

Menthol Cigarette Ban May Reduce Smoking Rates Published July 27, 2020

Effect of COVID–19 on Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Trials: Expert Interview Published July 27, 2020

Survivors of Smoking–Related Cancers Likely to Continue Smoking Published July 24, 2020

Metered Cryospray Improves Outcomes in Chronic Bronchitis in COPD Published July 24, 2020

Breztri Aerosphere Approved as Triple–Combination Therapy Inhaler for COPD Published July 24, 2020

COPD Patients Using Metformin Should Be Aware of Added Risks, Study Shows Published July 23, 2020

FDA Issues Warning Letters Regarding Illegal Sales of Vape Products Published July 23, 2020

Unfortunately, Ex–Smokers Still Face Increased Health Risks Published July 22, 2020

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Mortality Based on Arterial CO2 Management Published July 22, 2020

Younger Patients Feel Heavier Burden, Greater Impact of COPD, Global Survey Reveals Published July 21, 2020

Nonsmoking Young Adults Less Vulnerable to Severe COVID–19 Published July 21, 2020

Muscle Loss Phenotype in COPD May Increase Mortality, Costs Published July 20, 2020

Cartoons Still Common in Online E–Cig Marketing Published July 20, 2020

Glycopyrrolate/Formoterol Fumarate MDI Improves Lung Function in COPD Published July 18, 2020

Sleep–Disordered Breathing Associated With Impairments in Free Fatty Acid Metabolism Published July 16, 2020

Triple Therapy Combination Reduces COPD Exacerbations, Death Risk Published July 16, 2020

ProAir Digihaler for COPD and Asthma Now Available in US Published July 16, 2020

COPD Seen as Potential Risk Factor for Lung and Other Cancers Published July 14, 2020

Mometasone Furoate Delivered Via Breezhaler vs Twisthaler in Asthma Published July 14, 2020

Restrictive Spirometry Pattern Risk Lower in Adults With Regular Physical Activity Published July 13, 2020

Homeless More Likely to Need Ventilators for Respiratory Illness Published July 13, 2020

Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POCs) Published July 9, 2020

USPSTF: Extend Eligibility for CT Lung Cancer Screening Published July 7, 2020

Heat–Not–Burn Cigarettes Win Coveted Marketing Claims Published July 7, 2020

Canadian Government Restrictions on E&ndashCigarette Marketing Lower Use Published July 6, 2020

Breztri Aerosphere Leads to Lower COPD Exacerbation Rate Compared With Dual Therapies, Trial Shows Published June 30, 2020

Nocturnal Oxygen Therapy Reduces Hypoxemia, Apnea in COPD Patients at Altitude Published June 29, 2020

Noninvasive Oxygen Strategies Reduced Death in Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure Published June 29, 2020

Racial Disparities Seen in PET/CT Imaging for Lung Cancer Published June 26, 2020

Inhaled Vasodilator Promising for Lung Disease With Pulmonary Hypertension Published June 26, 2020

Therapeutic Differences Among Inhaled Corticosteroids Used to Treat Asthma Published June 26, 2020

Racial Disparities Seen in PET/CT Imaging for Lung Cancer Published June 26, 2020

Exacerbation Risk, Adverse Outcomes in Atopic vs Nonatopic Asthma in COPD Published June 25, 2020

Subclinical Vascular Damage From Vaping May Spell Long–Term Ills Published June 25, 2020

Triple Treatment Reduces COPD Exacerbations Published June 25, 2020

The Role of Viral Infections in Asthma Development and Outcomes Published June 25, 2020

Short–Term Secondhand Smoke Exposure Effects in Asthma vs COPD Published June 24, 2020

“Collateral Damage”: COVID–19 Threatens Patients With COPD Published June 23, 2020

Comorbid Asthma May Not Increase Risk for Severe COVID–19 Published June 23, 2020

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Within 3 Months of Hospital Stay Improves Survival Published June 23, 2020

Overcoming Challenges to COPD Management During the COVID–19 Pandemic Published June 19, 2020

Undersized Airways May Explain Why Some Nonsmokers Develop COPD Published June 18, 2020

Glycopyrrolate/Formoterol Fumarate MDI Improves Lung Function in COPD Published June 18, 2020

COVID–19 Changes to Telehealth Rules Should Stick, Senator Says Published June 17, 2020

Lung Denervation System Named FDA Breakthrough Device Published June 16, 2020

Smoking and COVID–19 From Email Received June 16, 2020

Combined Long–Acting Bronchodilator Therapy Compared With Monotherapy for COPD Published June 15, 2020

Link Between COPD Hospitalization Risk and Serum IgG Levels Published June 15, 2020

COPD Seen as Potential Risk Factor for Lung and Other Cancers Published June 14, 2020

Clinical Challenges: COVID–19 a Threat, but Lung Cancer Remains More Deadly Published June 13, 2020

Pneumocystis Pneumonia Associated With Higher Mortality in Lung Transplants Published June 11, 2020

MUSC Resumes Clinical Trial Testing Targeted Lung Denervation Published June 11, 2020

NIH Study Links Cigarette Smoking to Higher Stroke Risk in African Americans Published June 10, 2020

Higher Mortality in Acromegaly Mainly Attributed to Cardiovascular, Respiratory Diseases Published June 10, 2020

Lung Patients’ Improvement Amid UK Lockdown Spurs Call to Reduce Air Pollution Published June 09, 2020

Lung Development May Explain Why Some Non–Smokers Get COPD and Some Heavy Smokers Do Not Published June 09, 2020

Bayesian Network Based Machine Learning Improves Risk Stratification in PAH Published June 08, 2020

Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy May Increase Incidence of Adult–Onset Asthma in Offspring Published June 05, 2020

COPD Exacerbation Frequency Affected by Comorbidities, Influenza Vaccination Published June 4, 2020

Smoking Cessation Programs in Lung Cancer Clinics Associated With Improved Survival Published June 4, 2020

Starting Pulmonary Rehab After COPD Hospitalization Significantly Reduces Mortality Published June 3, 2020

Digital Health Tool Propeller Cleared for Use With Symbicort Inhaler Published June 2, 2020

COPD, Smoking Increase Death Risk in COVID–19 Patients, Study Says Published June 2, 2020

Does Patient Interest Show a Need for Cessation Programs in Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinics? Published June 2, 2020

Starting Pulmonary Rehab Soon After Hospitalization for COPD Lowers Death Risk Published June 2, 2020

Machine Learning Mortality Prediction Outperforms Other Models in COPD Published June 1, 2020

Early Informed Patients With Lung Cancer Have Greater Survival Rates Published June 1, 2020

Overweight COPD Patients at Greater Risk of Contracting COVID–19, Study Suggests Published May 28, 2020

Statement from José Luis Castro, President and CEO of Vital Strategies on World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2020 Published May 28, 2020

Atezolizumab Gains Approval for Additional Lung Cancer Indication Published May 22, 2020

Managing Sarcoidosis During COVID–19 Pandemic: An Expert Guidance Statement Published May 21, 2020

Asthma, COPD Inhaler Medication Adherence Trends During COVID–19 Published May 21, 2020

COPD Seen to Raise Risk of Lung Cancer in Non–Smokers Published May 21, 2020

Lower Calculated Lung Cancer Risk in Black Patients Eligible for Screening Published May 20, 2020

Tobacco Smoke Exposure Limits Benefits of CFTR Modulators in Cystic Fibrosis Published May 20, 2020

Tecentriq Gains Approval for Additional Lung Cancer Indication Published May 20, 2020

Distinct Endotypes Present in Sputum Microbiome in COPD Published May 19, 2020

Single–Inhaler Therapy vs Multiple–Inhaler Triple Therapy Outcomes in COPD Published May 18, 2020

Electronic Communication From Pulmonologist to PCP Beneficial in COPD Care Published May 18, 2020

Current and Former Smokers With COPD Have Risk for Cognitive Impairment Published May 18, 2020

Zephyr Valve Eases Breathlessness in Severe Emphysema, Trial Analysis Shows Published May 14, 2020

Julia Ford, MD, on the Effects of Asthma or COPD on Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis Published May 14, 2020

COPD Maintenance Therapy: Adverse Outcomes With Tiotropium/Olodaterol vs LABA/ICS Published May 13, 2020

Differences in Anxiety, Depression According to Current and Former Smoking Status Published May 13, 2020

High PUFAs May Slow Emphysema Progression, Lower Pulmonary Disease Risk Published May 13, 2020

Asthma–COPD Overlap May Be Independent Risk Factor for Lung Cancer Published May 12, 2020

Long–Term Use of Asthma Control Medications May Be Associated With Tooth Wear Published May 08, 2020

Expansion of Unusual Stem Cell Subsets May Drive COPD Progression, Study Suggests Published May 07, 2020

Gut Microbiome: Link Between Smoking and Cancer? Published May 04, 2020

Reduced Power Plant Emissions Linked to Better Asthma Outcomes Published May 01, 2020

Triple Combo Therapy Reduces All–Cause Mortality in COPD, Analysis Suggests Published April 30, 2020

High E–Cig Use by US Adults Who Just Quit Regular Cigarettes Published April 30, 2020

Obesity Found to Increase the Risk for Pulmonary Hypertension Published April 29, 2020

NIH COVID–19 Guidelines; Vaping–Related Deaths: It’s TTHealthWatch! Published April 25, 2020

American Thoracic Society Issues New Guidelines for COPD Treatments Published April 23, 2020

Removal of Juul Flavored E–Cigarette Products Likely Ineffective Published April 22, 2020

Regional Differences in Scale of Harm Caused by Secondhand Smoke Published April 20, 2020

Amid Pandemic, FDA Seizes Cheaper Drugs From Canada Published April 20, 2020

MP1032 May Protect Lungs From Oxidative Stress, COPD Model Suggests Published April 16, 2020

Safety First. Preventing Accidents and Safety Advice for People with Lung Conditions Blog post April 16, 2020

Websites Paint Rosy Picture of Lung Cancer Screening Published April 13, 2020

Lung Association Advises COPD Patients to Keep with Treatments in Pandemic Published April 09, 2020

Vitamin D Metabolism May Be Dysregulated in Asthma and COPD Published April 09, 2020

Generic Albuterol Inhaler OK’d Published April 09, 2020

FDA Approves First Generic Version of Proventil HFA Published April 09, 2020

FDA Approves First Generic of a Commonly Used Albuterol Inhaler to Treat and Prevent Bronchospasm Published April 08, 2020

CHEST Expert Panel Recommendations: Managing Bronchitis–Related Chronic Cough Published April 08, 2020

Lifestyle Program Pilot Tested for Obese Individuals With COPD–Linked Dyspnea Published April 07, 2020

High–Flow Nasal Therapy Improves Dyspnea in Acute COPD Exacerbations Published April 07, 2020

β2–Adrenoreceptor Agonist Treatment Does Not Affect Parkinson Diagnosis in COPD Published April 06, 2020

Asthma, COPD Associated With Higher Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis Published April 06, 2020

Legal Marijuana Tied to Lower Rates of Vaping Illness Published April 06, 2020

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring. 10 Spring Tips for People with Lung Conditions Blog post April 03, 2020

NIDA Director Outlines Potential Risks to People Who Smoke and Use Drugs During COVID–19 Pandemic Published April 02, 2020

Ensifentrine, in Pressurized Dose Inhaler, Showing Efficacy in COPD Trial Published April 02, 2020

Lung Recruitability Can Be Assessed at Bedside in COVID–19 Published April 01, 2020

ACAAI: Statement on Corticosteroid Use for Allergies, Asthma During COVID–19 Pandemic Published April 01, 2020

Pulmonary Fibrosis Patient Spearheads Lung Transplant Foundation to Help Others Published March 30, 2020

ACAAI: Albuterol Inhalers May Be in Short Supply Because of COVID–19 Published March 27, 2020

Individualized Lung Function Predictions, COPD Risk in General Population Published March 26, 2020

COPD Patients Vulnerable to Severe COVID–19 Infections, Study Finds Published March 26, 2020

Assessing Exercise Techniques in Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD Published March 25, 2020

Nonsmoker Mortality Demonstrates Harm of Secondhand Smoke Published March 24, 2020

Diagnostic Device Detects Comorbid Obstructive Sleep Apnea in COPD Published March 23, 2020

Gefapixant Looks Promising for Refractory, Unexplained Chronic Cough Published March 23, 2020

A Message to Asthma Sufferers About a Shortage of Albuterol Metered Dose Inhalers Published March 20, 2020

US Cigarette Packs Will Have Graphic Health Warnings Starting Next Year Published March 20, 2020

GATA3 Innate Lymphoid Cells Associated With Sputum Eosinophilia in COPD Published March 20, 2020

Low CC16 Protein Levels Linked to COPD Progression, Worse Lung Function in Study Published March 19, 2020

Immune System Boosting Foods for People with Lung Conditions Published March 19, 2020

Acid Reflux Linked to Higher Risk of COPD Exacerbations, Review Suggests Published March 12, 2020

COVID–19 in Chronic Lung Disease: What You Need to Know Published March 10, 2020

Sleep Apnea Classification: Multi–Night Portable Monitoring vs Single–Night Assessment Published March 10, 2020

COVID–19 Preparation Recommendations From the COPD Foundation Published March 9, 2020

Inhaled Messenger RNA Treatment Fast–Tracked for Cystic Fibrosis Published March 9, 2020

Immunoglobulin E May Distinguish Atopic From Nonatopic Asthma–COPD Overlap Published March 6, 2020

Disinfectant Use May Increase Nurses’ Risk of COPD, Study Finds Published March 6, 2020

FDA Slaps Black Box Warning on Singulair over Serious Mental Health Side Effects Published March 4, 2020

Lung Diseases Raise RA Risk Published March 4, 2020

Atopy and Physician–Diagnosed Asthma May Help Identify Asthma–COPD Overlap Published March 4, 2020

First Generic Version of Albuterol Sulfate Approved Published March 3, 2020

Azithromycin May Attenuate Allergic Airway Inflammation in Asthma via Gut Microbiota Published February 28, 2020

Arterial Pulse Wave Velocity May Predict Mortality in COPD at Risk for CVD Published February 28, 2020

Risk of COPD In–Hospital Mortality Linked to Atrial Fibrillation Published February 26, 2020

Antibiotics Cut COPD Exacerbation Tx Failures Published February 24, 2020

Home Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation May Improve Certain Outcomes in COPD Published February 24, 2020

COPD Incidence Higher in People With HIV Published February 24, 2020

Signant, Propeller Health to Connect Systems on Inhaler Use Data Published February 21, 2020

DNA Methylated CpG Sites Associated With Mortality in Current, Former Smokers Published February 21, 2020

INOpulse Promising for Pulmonary Hypertension With Pulmonary Fibrosis Published February 21, 2020

COPD With Chronic Cough Linked to Increased Healthcare Utilization Published February 20, 2020

Lung Microbiota May Predict Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients Published February 20, 2020

Point–of–Care MRI System Granted FDA Clearance Published February 14, 2020

Tracheobronchomalacia May Be Associated With Inhaled Corticosteroid Use Published February 14, 2020

Lung Cancer Mortality in Former Smokers Reduced With Low–Dose CT Screening Published February 12, 2020

Bronchiectasis Progression in COPD Associated With Preventable Risk Factors Published February 11, 2020

Nebulized Normal Saline Evaluated for Acute Viral Bronchiolitis Published February 11, 2020

Pulmonary Rehab for COPD: Closing the Geographic and Racial Gaps Published February 07, 2020

10 Mistakes that People Who Wear Oxygen Often Make Blog post February 06, 2020

Vitamin D Deficiency Associated With Worsening Lung Function in COPD Published February 06, 2020

Prevalence and Experience With Cough in Patients With Lung Cancer Published February 06, 2020

FDA: Bacitracin for Injection to Be Withdrawn From Market Published February 05, 2020

Many US Adults Have Misconceptions About Influenza Virus and Vaccination Published February 04, 2020

Risk of COPD Worsening Reduced With ICS/LABA Combination Published February 03, 2020

Healthcare–Associated Pneumonia: What’s in a Name? Published January 31, 2020

Improvements Proposed for the Updated GOLD Recommendations on COPD Published January 31, 2020

Real–Time Flu Surveillance Could Be Improved by Wearable Device Data Published January 31, 2020

Working to Improve Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer Published January 30, 2020

Pneumonia Risk in COPD Increases With Lower Eosinophils and Bacterial Infection Published January 30, 2020

Oral Influenza Vaccine Promising Based on Challenge Study Results Published January 30, 2020

Individualized COPD Therapy May Reduce Exacerbations, Costs Published January 28, 2020

California May Start Producing Its Own Medicines Published January 27, 2020

Pulmonary Function Impairments May Increase Lung Cancer Susceptibility Published January 27, 2020

Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Still Benefit From Suboptimal CPAP Adherence Published January 27, 2020

Shared Decision–Making and Patient Engagement Significantly Improve Long–Term COPD Outcomes Published January 24, 2020

The Utility of House Calls in Pulmonary Disease Published January 24, 2020

Asthma Severity May Be Identified Via Total Airway Count on Computed Tomography Published January 24, 2020

Smoking Rates at All–Time Low, Surgeon General Reports Published January 23, 2020

Robotic Bronchoscopy Safe, Effective in Post–Marketing Study Published January 23, 2020

COPD Subtype Classification: Analysis of the COPDGene Study Published January 22, 2020

Adding Ensifentrine to Tiotropium Therapy Improves Lung Function in COPD, Top–line Results Show Published January 21, 2020

Oseltamivir Reduces Recovery Time for Influenza–Like Illness in European Study Published January 21, 2020

New Pulmonary Wellness Foundation Offers Free Online Rehab Programs Published January 20, 2020

Increased Nutrient Intake Linked With Decreased COPD Severity in Elderly Men Published January 20, 2020

Virtual vs In–Person Education for Inhaler Use in Asthma, COPD Published January 17, 2020

New Combination Respiratory Therapy for COPD Approved by FDA Published January 17, 2020

Getting the Most from Your Inhaled Medications Blog post January 16, 2020

A Novel Surveillance Tool for Flu: Fitbit Published January 16, 2020

Varenicline Initially Improves Continuous Abstention in Smokers With COPD Published January 16, 2020

High Patient Complexity in COPD Associated With Low–Value ICS Prescription Published January 16, 2020

Certain Cancer Therapies May Hold Promise in Treating COPD, Preclinical Study Suggests Published January 14, 2020

CDC: Influenza Season on Similar Trajectory as Worst Recent Years Published January 14, 2020

Study: Could Cancer Drugs Treat COPD? Published January 13, 2020

Biomarker–Guided Exclusion of VAP Does Not Reduce Antibiotic Use Published January 13, 2020

Could COPD Serve as a Marker of Cardiovascular Morbidity, Mortality? Published January 09, 2020

8 Winter Breathing Tips for People with Lung Conditions Blog post January 09, 2020

Download the 2020 GOLD Reports for Personal Use Finalized December 19, 2019

COPD Prevalence, Diagnosis, and Mortality: Differences Between Women and Men Published January 08, 2020

Culprit in Mystery Pneumonia in China Found? Published January 08, 2020

Device Accelerator: How a Vest for COPD Evolved Fall 2019 Issue of Penn Medicine Magazine

Dual Use of E–Cigarettes and Combustible Cigarettes Increases Stroke Odds Published January 07, 2020

New Assisted Breathing Device May Soon Be Available for Patients with Trouble Breathing Published January 07, 2020

Risk Factors Associated With Accelerated Lung Function Decline in Adults Published January 07, 2020

CDC: Influenza Cases Continue to Elevate Across the United States Published January 06, 2020

Cancer Drugs Could Potentially Treat COPD Published January 06, 2020

More Than Just a Cough: NTM Lung Disease Increasing Across US Published January 03, 2020

COPD Triple–Combination Therapy Approved in China, AstraZeneca Announces Published January 03, 2020

Lung Transplant Outcomes Similar for Recipients of High, Standard Risk Donors Published January 02, 2020

COPD Severity Affected by Traffic–Related Air Pollution Published January 02, 2020

Ventilation Abnormalities Are Unlikely Random Among Patients With Asthma Published January 02, 2020

COPD Assessment Test Submitted to FDA for Drug Development Tool Approval Published December 27, 2019

Congress May Raise Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21 Published December 23, 2019

LABA Therapy in Asthma–COPD Overlap May Decrease Risk for MI Published December 23, 2019

Drug Device Promising for Pulmonary Hypertension Associated With ILD Published December 20, 2019

Secondhand Smoke May Increase Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children Published December 20, 2019

E–Cigs Raise Risk of Chronic Lung Disease, Especially in Those Who Also Smoke, Study Finds Published December 20, 2019

FDA Warns of Breathing Problems With Gabapentinoids Published December 19, 2019

E–Cigarette Use Is Independent Risk Factor for Chronic Lung Disease Published December 19, 2019

Evidence Supports Perioperative Nicotine Replacement Therapy Published December 19, 2019

Holiday Tips for the LOVED ONES of People with Lung Conditions Published December 19, 2019

Trump Administration Announces Proposal to Allow Drug Importation Published December 18, 2019

US Government Proposes New Rules to Increase Organ Transplants Published December 17, 2019

FDA Approves Sale of Reduced–Nicotine Cigarettes Published December 17, 2019

Palliative Care Teams Reaching Broader Mix of Patients Published December 16, 2019

Updated Clinical Practice Guideline for Managing Community–Acquired Pneumonia Published December 16, 2019

Propeller’s Digital Health Tool Eases Provider Burden, Boosts COPD Patient Use, Study Finds Published December 13, 2019

Diagnosing OSA With Airway, Nonairway Parameters Identified With Ultrasound Published December 13, 2019

COPD Triple Combination Therapy as Effective as LAMA/LABA Therapy Published December 13, 2019

Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease on the Rise Published December 13, 2019

Inhaled Steroids May Not Work for Half of Asthma Patients Published December 12, 2019

House Dems Pass Bill to Lower Drug Prices Published December 12, 2019

RejuvenAir System Granted CE Mark Approval in Europe to Treat COPD With Chronic Bronchitis Published December 10, 2019

Zephyr Valve Favored as Standard of Care for Eligible COPD Patients in 2020 GOLD Report Published December 6, 2019

Year in Review: Respiratory Infection Published December 6, 2019

Navigational Bronchoscopy Real–World Diagnostic Yields Reported Published December 6, 2019

COPD Morbidity Linked to Omega Fatty Acid Intake Published December 6, 2019

Intubating Robots are Coming for Your Job (Someday) Published December 5, 2019

CPAP Therapy Can Be Indicated in Likely Obstructive Sleep Apnea Without a Sleep Study Published December 5, 2019

FDA Expands Tecentriq Approval in Non–Squamous NSCLC Published December 4, 2019

For COPD Awareness Month, Be Alert to Dangers of Indoor Air Pollutants, Company Advises Published December 3, 2019

History of Smoking Linked to Accelerated Decline in Lung Function Published December 3, 2019

Longer PAP Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Reduces Medical Visits, Costs Published December 3, 2019

COPD Diagnostic Criteria Expansion Proposed Published December 2, 2019

Lung Cancer Treatment Beneficial for Nonagenarians Published December 2, 2019

COPD Mortality Rates Are Decreasing in Many Countries Published December 2, 2019

Europe Clears RejuvenAir, a New Therapy for COPD with Chronic Bronchitis Published December 2, 2019

Clinical Challenge: Lung Cancer Screening Utilization Published December 1, 2019

Tweaking Pulmonary Embolism Assessment Reduces CT Imaging Published November 27, 2019

Breathing Techniques. Rebooted.

Pulmonary Disease Can Predict All–Cause Hospitalization in HFpEF Published November 27, 2019

Using Telemedicine to Optimize Long–Term CPAP Management in OSA Published November 27, 2019

The Relationship Between OSA and Mood Disorders, Cognitive Impairment Published November 27, 2019

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnostic Differences Between the Sexes Published November 27, 2019

CPAP Compliance in OSA and Type 2 Diabetes Lowers Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy Published November 26, 2019

ACIP: Pneumococcal Vaccine Recs Updated in Patients 65 Years and Older Published November 26, 2019

Patient Simulation Project in Lung Cancer Points to Improvements in Quality of Care Published November 25, 2019

CDC Updates Interim Guidance on Vaping–Related Lung Illness Published November 25, 2019

M72/AS01 Tuberculosis Vaccine Remains Efficacious After 3 years Published November 25, 2019

Novel Robotic Bronchoscopy Approach in Peripheral Pulmonary Nodule Diagnosis Published November 25, 2019

Expanded Diagnostic Criteria Needed for COPD, Study Suggests Published November 22, 2019

CDC: 20% of US Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products Published November 21, 2019

COPD May Follow 2 Distinct Patterns, According to Machine Learning Published November 21, 2019

Two PTAC Members Quit in Frustration Published November 21, 2019

Investigational Respiratory Illness Prevention Therapy Did Not Meet Trial End Point Published November 20, 2019

Ferret Model Demonstrates Role of Cigarette Smoke in Airway Clearance Published November 20, 2019

Oral Steroids Don’t Improve Cough Due to Colds (But Are Prescribed Anyway) Published November 19, 2019

Vaping Injuries Raise New Concerns About Medical Marijuana Published November 19, 2019

Patient–Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Healthcare’s Savior? Published November 18, 2019

Beta–Blockers Doubled Risk of Hospitalization from COPD Exacerbations (BLOCK–COPD) Published November 17, 2019

Higher Short–Acting Beta–Agonist Use Linked to Increased COPD Burden Published November 15, 2019

Pulmonary Hypertension After Bone Marrow Transplant in Children Is Underestimated Published November 15, 2019

Overall Survival Benefit With Durvalumab Continues at 3–Year Follow–Up Published November 14, 2019

Regardless of Cigarette Type, Smoking Associated With Increased Lung Cancer Risk, Mortality Published November 14, 2019

Double Lung Transplant Performed for Vaping–Related Illness Published November 14, 2019

Characteristics Identified for Checkpoint Inhibitor–Resistant Patients Published November 13, 2019

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Plus Screening Algorithm Useful in SSc–Related PAH Published November 13, 2019

Non–Invasive Test to Diagnose Genetic Form of COPD Now Available in US Published November 12, 2019

New Cheek Swab Helps Rule Out Genetic Form of COPD Published November 12, 2019

FeNO May Assist in Diagnosing Cough Variant Asthma in Chronic Cough Published November 10, 2019

Lung Cancer Incidence Rates Generally Declined From 2007 to 2016 Published November 8, 2019

European 3TR Project Unites Experts in Effort to Make Treatment More Personal and Effective Published November 8, 2019

Can C–Reactive Protein Improve Treatment for COPD Exacerbations? Published November 8, 2019

High–Dose Influenza Quadrivalent Approved for Patients 65 Years and Older Published November 7, 2019

Stem Cell Transplants Used to Grow Fully Functional Lungs in Mice Published November 7, 2019

New Canadian National Report Highlights Gaps in COPD Diagnoses, Care Published November 5, 2019

Should You Work Out When You Are Sick? Published November 4, 2019

COPD: A Major Predictor of Early Mortality in Rheumatoid Arthritis Published November 4, 2019

Year in Review: Pulmonary Medicine Published November 1, 2019

Many Patients Do Not Receive Guideline–Concordant Lung Cancer Treatment Published November 1, 2019

Certain Inhaled Corticosteroids Linked to Increased Pneumonia Risk in COPD Published November 1, 2019

Cardiovascular Diseases Undiagnosed and Untreated in Large COPD Cohort Published November 1, 2019

No Difference Between Placebo and Metoprolol in Preventing COPD Exacerbations Published November 1, 2019

Seasonal Variations of COPD Exacerbations Call for Timely Preventive Measures, Study Suggests Published November 1, 2019

Long–Term Air Pollution and Risk for COPD and Asthma in Women Published October 31, 2019

Aclidinium Bromide Safe, Reduces Exacerbations in COPD With CV Risk Published October 30, 2019

How Do Seasonal Variants Affect Outcomes, Costs in COPD? Published October 30, 2019

Rates and Predictors of Hospital Readmission for COPD Exacerbation Published October 30, 2019

Safety Profile of Revefenacin Administered With Formoterol in COPD Published October 30, 2019

Depression Linked to Increased Clinical Burden, Hospitalization Risk in COPD Published October 30, 2019

Predictors of Suboptimal Peak Inspiratory Flow Rate in COPD Published October 30, 2019

Duaklir Now Available to COPD Patients in US, Circassia Announces Published October 29, 2019

COPD Risk May Increase From Occupational Disinfectant Use Published October 29, 2019

Thinking Outside the Lungs: Extrapulmonary Manifestations in PAH Published October 29, 2019

COPD Therapy Aclidinium/Formoterol Now Available Published October 28, 2019

Exhaled Breath Profiles: Biomarker for Diagnosing COPD Exacerbations Published October 28, 2019

Managing Influenza in Patients With Preexisting Respiratory Conditions Published October 28, 2019

High–Flow Nasal Oxygen With Noninvasive Ventilation May Lower Reintubation Risk Published October 28, 2019

Tudorza Reduces COPD Flare–ups Without Increasing Risk of Cardiovascular Complications or Death, Phase 4 Trial Shows Published October 25, 2019

Does Cardiorespiratory Fitness Affect Lung Cancer Risk Among Male Smokers? Published October 25, 2019

Study: Choose Right Inhaler in COPD Patients Published October 24, 2019

Researchers Identify Genetic Variations Linked to Oxygen Drops During Sleep Published October 24, 2019

Home Oxygen Use Associated With Worsened Physical Function in COPD and IPF Published October 23, 2019

Oscillating Vest Keeps COPD Patients Out of Hospital Published October 23, 2019

Accelerated Lung Function Decline Even in Low–Intensity Smokers Published October 23, 2019

Home Oxygen Use Associated With Worsened Physical Function in COPD and IPF Published October 23, 2019

LAMA Appears Safe for COPD Patients With Recent Exacerbations Published October 22, 2019

Spirometry After Bronchodilator Treatment Improves Diagnosis Accuracy, Study Shows Published October 22, 2019

Pulmonary Embolism With Tobacco Dependence Linked to 30–Day Readmission Published October 22, 2019

High–Concentration Oxygen Therapy Beneficial for AECOPD With Acute MI Published October 22, 2019

Beta–Blockers Best Avoided in COPD Patients Without CVD Published October 21, 2019

Twice–Daily Ensifentrine Improves COPD Symptoms at Up to 4 Weeks Published October 21, 2019

Higher Frequency of Typical Usual Interstitial Pneumonia Radiologic Pattern in COPD Published October 20, 2019

Factors Identified as High Risk for VTE in Acute COPD Exacerbation Published October 20, 2019

CDC Releases Clinical Guidance on E–Cigarette Lung Injury Published October 18, 2019

Asthma, COPD, and Asthma–COPD Overlap Differentiated Using Sputum Cell Count Published October 18, 2019

Any Level of Smoking Can Lead to Long–Term Lung Damage, Study Says Published October 18, 2019

Retracted and Republished COPD Study Shows Harm From Intensive Hospital–to–Home Intervention Published October 16, 2019

CDC: Seasonal Influenza Viruses Circulating Widely in Southern Hemisphere Published October 16, 2019

Variables in Bronchiolitis Hospitalization Not Linked to Higher Asthma Diagnoses Published October 16, 2019

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Symptom Subtypes Identified Using Novel Algorithm Published October 16, 2019

Bayer Will Invest $30M in Joint Research Lab for Chronic Lung Diseases Published October 15, 2019

DRIP Scoring System Improves Antibiotic Prescription Patterns for Pneumonia Published October 14, 2019

Lung Screening Saves Lives, but Who Should Be Screened? Published October 11, 2019

Influenza Vaccine Modestly Effective in Preventing Hospitalizations in COPD Published October 11, 2019

“Smart Shirts” Measuring Daily Lung Function May Help Monitor COPD, Other Respiratory Conditions Published October 11, 2019

Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E–cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use Associated Lung Injury CDC Update Published October 11, 2019

Major Asthma Guideline Update: ICS–LABA as–needed Replaces Albuterol Published October 11, 2019

FDA: Stop Using Vaping Products Containing THC Published October 9, 2019

Single Inhaler Triple Therapy Can Improve Lung Function in Uncontrolled Asthma Published October 9, 2019

Researcher Awarded Nearly $7.5M to Find Treatments for COPD, Other Disorders Published October 8, 2019

Tiotropium/Olodaterol Associated With Significant Lung Deflation in COPD Published October 7, 2019

FDA Rejects NDA for Triple Combination COPD Therapy Published October 4, 2019

Dorney–Koppel Foundation Spotlights COPD at Stanford Medicine X | CHANGE Conference Published October 4, 2019

Nintedanib Associated With Lower Rate of FVC Decline in Interstitial Lung Disease Published October 4, 2019

EAACI and ERS Release Statement on Severe Asthma Exacerbations Published October 4, 2019

Survey: More Than 1 in 5 Millennials Use E–Cigarettes Published October 4, 2019

Individualized COPD Prediction Model Validated for General Populations Published October 3, 2019

Chronic Rhinosinusitis Associated With Multiple Comorbid Conditions Published October 3, 2019

Three–Drug Combo Promising in Hospital–Acquired, Ventilator–Associated Bacterial Pneumonia Study Published October 3, 2019

Real–World Study Shows Mepolizumab Reduces Exacerbations in Severe Eosinophilic Asthma Published October 2, 2019

Gala’s RheOx System to Treat Chronic Bronchitis Receives CE Mark for Health and Safety in EU Published October 1, 2019

Sarcoidosis on Associated With Higher Mortality vs COPD, IPF on Transplant List Published October 1, 2019

Early Palliative Care May Improve Survival in Advanced Lung Cancer Published October 1, 2019

Inhaler Misuse in Asthma and COPD: Undoing 40 Years of Incorrect Technique Published September 30, 2019

Wrist–Worn Step Trackers Accurate in Predicting Patient Health Outcomes Published September 29, 2019

Study Examines Cardiovascular Disease Impact in Patients With COPD Published September 28, 2019

Growth Differentiation Factor–15 Linked to Transplant–Free Survival in PH Published September 27, 2019

Priority Health Joins Insurers That Will Cover the Zephyr Valve for Emphysema Published September 27, 2019

Budesonide–Formoterol Reliever vs Maintenance Therapy for Severe Asthma Exacerbations Published September 27, 2019

FDA Panel Votes on OTC Nicotine Mouth Spray for Smoking Cessation Published September 26, 2019

Smaller Ventricular Size May Be Associated With More Severe Asthma Published September 26, 2019

Plasma Biomarkers of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis May Predict Survival Published September 26, 2019

Speaker of the House Unveils Plan to Lower Drug Costs Published September 25, 2019

Treatment to Prevent Active Tuberculosis Could Be Beneficial to Millions Published September 25, 2019

COPD: the World’s Biggest Neglected Disease? Published September 25, 2019

Vaping: The Threat to Public Health and the ATS Response Last Reviewed September 2019

Vaping Triggers Cellular Responses Similar to Cigarette Smoking, Potentially Increasing Risk of Emphysema Published September 24, 2019

Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty Effective for Chronic Thromboembolic PH Published September 23, 2019

Statement on FDA Efforts to Encourage Patient Engagement in Medical Device Clinical Investigations Published September 23, 2019

Regular Exercise Improves Asthma Control but not Peak Expiratory Flow Published September 20, 2019

Performing Accurate Body Plethysmography Important for Emphysema in BLVR Referral Published September 20, 2019

Pulmonary Hypertension Linked to Mortality After Atrial Septal Defect Repair Published September 20, 2019

Blood Eosinophil Levels in COPD: Too Variable for Biomarker Use? Published September 19, 2019

FDA Warns of Possible Interstitial Lung Disease, Pneumonitis With Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Published September 19, 2019

Home–Based Pulmonary Rehab Improves Exercise Tolerance, QoL in Severe Asthma Published September 17, 2019

FDA to Review Drug–Device Combo for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treatment Published September 17, 2019

COPD Assessment Test Valid Method to Measure QoL in Bronchiectasis Published September 16, 2019

Genetics Plus CT Highly Prognostic for Smokers’ Lung Cancer Risk Published September 13, 2019

Probiotics May Reduce Costs for Flu–Like Respiratory Tract Infections Published September 13, 2019

Sotatercept Receives Orphan Drug Status for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Published September 13, 2019

Diagnostic Yield of Thin vs Ultrathin Bronchoscope for Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions Published September 13, 2019

ATS: Military Deployment to Southwest Asia May Lead to Respiratory AEs Published September 13, 2019

Expansion of the Learn More Breathe Better Program and Breathe Better Network Published September 12, 2019

FDA Approves Treatment for Systemic Sclerosis–Associated Interstitial Lung Disease Published September 12, 2019

Nuvaira Hopes to Go with the Flow in COPD See Clinical Trials Published September 11, 2019

Expanding the Potential of Spirometry to Identify Early Impairment in COPD Published September 10, 2019

Underused Drug Combination May Increase Survival in Lung Transplant Published September 10, 2019

Addition of Surgical Resection in Stage IV NSCLC May Improve Survival Published September 10, 2019

Air Pollution Associated with Worsening Emphysema Published September 10, 2019

Orvepitant: A Novel Antitussive Therapy for Chronic Refractory Cough? Published September 9, 2019

Nearly Half of Patients With COPD Made Errors in Inhaler Use, Study Finds Published September 8, 2019

Prostaglandin D2 Distinguishes Asthma and COPD from Asthma–COPD Overlap Syndrome Published September 6, 2019

Fixed–Dose, Triple–Combination Therapy Effective in COPD Trial Published September 6, 2019

Kali–Extracts Launches Website for Cannabis–based COPD Treatment Candidate RespRX Published September 3, 2019

Statins Reduce C–Reactive Protein and IL–6 in COPD But Not Mortality Published September 2, 2019

Breztri Aerosphere Reduced COPD Exacerbations Better Than Approved Therapies, Phase 3 Trial Shows Published August 30, 2019

New Definition for Pulmonary Hypertension in Left Heart Disease: Haunted by How We Measure the Wedge? Published August 30, 2019

Lung Cancer CT Scan Can Identify Smoking–Related Diseases Published August 30, 2019

Advisory from CDC re: Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E–Cigarette Products Published August 30, 2019

COPD Outcomes Using Single Inhaler Triple Therapy vs Dual Therapy Published August 29, 2019

Comparing Open Lung Ventilation With Conventional Ventilation in ARDS Published August 29, 2019

Effectiveness of a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program in Severe Asthma Published August 27, 2019

COPD Patients With Acute Exacerbations Should Receive Noninvasive Ventilation Regardless of Certain Characteristics, Study Suggests Published August 27, 2019

Adherium and Summatix Join Forces to Improve Hailie Sensor Digital Platform Published August 26, 2019

All of Us Research Program to Expand Public Engagement Efforts with New Partner Awards Published August 23, 2019

Physiologic Insights from the COPD Genetic Epidemiology Study Review, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2019, Journal COPD Foundation

Inhalation Technique Errors with Metered–Dose Inhalers Among Patients with Obstructive Lung Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta–Analysis of US Studies Review, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2019, Journal COPD Foundation

Ambient Air Pollution Significantly Associated With Increases in Emphysema Published August 22, 2019

Findings of 3 Studies of Nerve Ablation Therapy in COPD Patients to Appear in Science Journals, Nuvaira Says Published August 20, 2019

Lower DLCO May Be Linked to Worse Morbidity in COPD Published August 19, 2019

Measuring and Monitoring Skeletal Muscle Function in COPD: Current Perspectives Published August 19, 2019

Inspiratory Muscle Training May Be an Option for Patients Who Decline Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD Published August 18, 2019

Air Pollution May Increase Emphysema Risk Among Non–Smokers, Study Says Published August 16, 2019

Spiration Valve System Helps People with Severe Emphysema Breathe More Easily, Study Finds Published August 13, 2019

GOLD Board of Directors Calls for More Serious Action on COPD Published August 12, 2019

Ensifentrine Dry Powder Inhaler Safe, Effective for COPD in Phase 2 Trial Published August 9, 2019

Exhaled Volatile Organic Compounds Sensitive to Underlying Inflammation Published August 8, 2019

Just breathe: Boehringer Ingelheim’s Latest COPD Campaign Centers on ‘Inhaleability’ Published August 7, 2019

‘Colorful’ Therapist Uses Exercise to Improve Patients’ Lives at NYC Pulmonary Rehab Clinic Noah Greenspan! Published August 6, 2019

Good Fitness Cuts Risk of COPD, Long–Term Study Suggests It started in the 70s! Published August 2, 2019

Walgreens ‘Find Care’ Program Expands Care Management to People with COPD, Asthma, and Diabetes Published July 30, 2019

National Jewish Health Ranked Nation’s #1 Respiratory Hospital For 18th Year by US News & World Report Published July 29, 2019

Early Trial Findings Hint at SNG001 Aiding COPD Patients with Viral Infections Published July 26, 2019

COPD–Related Cognitive Impairment Unlike Other Forms of Dementia Published July 26, 2019

New Research on COPD Aims to Selectively ‘Disarm’ Specific Pathogens Published July 25, 2019

Erdosteine Deemed Superior to Other Mucolytic Agents for COPD Treatment Published July 23, 2019

Glycopyrrolate Improves Lung Function in COPD, Regardless of Smoking Status Published July 19, 2019

Australian Researcher Awarded $100K to Study Non–invasive Ventilation for Sleep–disordered COPD Patients Published July 19, 2019

Could Vascular Dysfunction Be a Primary vs Secondary Feature of COPD? Published July 19, 2019

Simple Blood Test for C–Reactive Protein May Guide Antibiotic Use in COPD Flares Published July 16, 2019

Increasing USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility in African American Smokers Published July 15, 2019

Macrolide Antibiotics May Reduce Acute Exacerbations in COPD Patients, Review Study Suggests Published July 12, 2019

Finger–Prick Blood Test Could Safely Reduce Antibiotic Use in Patients with COPD Published July 11, 2019

Study Validates Optimal Lung Function Threshold for Identifying People at Risk for COPD Published July 9, 2019

Personalized Medicine for Patients with COPD: Where Are We? Published July 9, 2019

Adaptive vs Pressure Support in Noninvasive Ventilation in COPD Acute Exacerbations Published July 8, 2019

Increased Risk of Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Diseases in Patients with COPD: A Nationwide Study in Taiwan Published July 4, 2019

COPD Patients at Greater Risk of Fractures and Osteoporosis Than Those with Other Diseases , UK Study Finds Published July 2, 2019

Triple Combo Therapy Breztri Aerosphere Approved in Japan for COPD Published June 28, 2019

Deal Plans to Make Yupelri Treatment Available in China and Adjacent Territories Published June 25, 2019

The Challenges of Pulmonary Rehab in Facilities May Be Overcome in the Home Published June 24, 2019

EFFORTS’ Jean Romme Attended ATS 2019 and Took Notes for Us Conference May 18–22, 2019

Boehringer Ingelheim, Alberta Government Create Partnership to Improve Patient Care Published June 18, 2019

Use of Inhaled Steroids May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk in COPD, Study Suggests Published June 14, 2019

Add–on Fasenra Does Not Ease COPD Exacerbations, Phase 3 Results Show Published June 11, 2019

First Patients Successfully Treated in the Nuvaira AIRFLOW–3 COPD Pivotal Trial Published June 10, 2019

Treatment Failure in COPD Exacerbations Reduced by 3–Month Azithromycin Course Published June 7, 2019

Georgia Hospital Using Zephyr Valve System to Treat Breathing Problems Due to Emphysema Published June 7, 2019

Long–Term Ozone Exposure Associated With Increased Mortality Risk Published June 4, 2019

Analysis Shows Effectiveness of Verona’s Ensifentrine Treatment on COPD Symptoms: See addt’l link under New Meds, Trials, Investigational Equipment and Studies Published June 4, 2019

Can Vaping Cause Lung Problems? Published May 29, 2019

Verona Starts Phase 2b Trial to Test Nebulized Ensifentrine as Add–on Therapy Published May 28, 2019

E-–Cigarette Use, Flavorings May Increase Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds Published May 27, 2019

COPD Exacerbation Frequency and Treatment Strategy Differs by GOLD Stage Published May 19, 2019

Telehealth Rehabilitation Lowers Hospital Readmissions After COPD Exacerbation, Study Finds Published May 17, 2019

Longer Exhalations Are an Easy Way to Hack Your Vagus Nerve Published May 9, 2019

Use of Inhaled Corticosteroids Reduces Lung Cancer Risk in COPD Published May 8, 2019

Common Lung Diseases Associated With Cardiovascular Risk Published May 3, 2019

With Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes and COPD Increasing Worldwide, Researchers Look for Links Published April 30, 2019

COPD Exacerbation from Biomass Smoke Likened to Risk Posed By Tobacco Smoke, Study Cautions Published April 26, 2019

Eisenhower Health 1st in Southern California to Offer Landmark Treatment for COPD/Emphysema: The 2ndnd First in CA Published April 24, 2019

Carrot Rewards Wellness App Launches COPD Campaign – Go Canada! Published April 23, 2019

COPD Patient Quality of Life Improved by Integrated Disease Management Published April 19, 2019

Thunder Fever: How Thunderstorms Can Trigger Asthma Outbreaks Published April 18, 2019

FDA Gives Marketing Clearance to Loop Wearable Wristband that Remotely Monitors COPD Patients Published April 16, 2019

Overnight In–House Intensivists Don’t Clearly Improve Care: Review Published April 14, 2019

Titrating PEEP Using Esophageal Pressures Did Not Improve ARDS Outcomes (EPVent–2) Published April 14, 2019

CSA Medical’s RejuvenAir System Gets FDA Breakthrough Device Designation: But What Does It Do? Published April 12, 2019

Circassia Adding Cardiovascular Safety Data on Tudorza Label for COPD Patients Published April 9, 2019

FDA Clears Spry Health’s Remote Monitoring Wearable for COPD Patients Published April 2, 2019

FDA OKs Duaklir Fixed–Dose Combination Inhaler for COPD Published April 1, 2019

Temple Hospital First in Nation to Implant New Valve into Lungs of Emphysema Patient: This is an umbrella–shaped valve Published March 28, 2019

New Tool Identifies Support Needs of COPD Patients, Helping to Make Care More Personal and Holistic Published March 22, 2019

How the Keto Diet can Help People Breathe Easier Published March 21, 2019

Incorporating Healthy Habits to Help Manage COPD: A Specialist’s View Published March 20, 2019

Statin Therapy in Asthma–COPD Overlap May Curb Stroke, CAD Risk Published March 14, 2019

American Lung Association® Nutrition and COPD Last Updated March 13, 2019

Non–Invasive Imaging Technique Valid for Identifying Small Airway Disease in Lung Public Release March 14, 2019

Patients and Caregivers New Access to FDA “Request to Connect”

El Camino Hospital 1st in California to Offer New Treatment for Severe COPD/Emphysema Published March 12, 2019

Daily Aspirin Might Ease COPD Flare–Ups Last Updated March 4, 2019

US Senators Relay Personal Experiences as They Chastise Pharma Execs for High Drug Prices Posted February 26, 2019

2019 Important Alert for Medicare Patients Who Use Supplemental Oxygen–especially Liquid O2 Circulated January 16, 2019 via copdfoundation.org

Patient–Reported Consequences of Community–Acquired Pneumonia in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Date of Acceptance September 18, 2018

The Lung is Not the Only Organ Affected by Air Pollution Published February 21, 2019

Development for Asthma, Allergies and Other Respiratory Diseases Published February 21, 2019

Natural Ways to Cleanse Your Lungs Last Reviewed February 18, 2019

Atrial Fibrillation Prevalence Increasing in End–Stage COPD Published Feburary 18, 2019

Statins Linked to Better Outcomes and Improved Lung Function in COPD Patients Published Feburary 15, 2019

When Mucus Can be Key to Treating Colon and Airway Diseases Published February 1, 2019

Researchers Breathe New Life into COPD Research Using Mouse Models Published January 31, 2019

FDA Approves 1st of Wixela, a generic of ADVAIR DISKUS® Published January 31, 2019

Long–Term Use of Statins Reduces Mortality, Inflammation in COPD Published January 30, 2019

ß–Blocker Therapy and Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease — A Danish Nationwide Study of 1.3 Million Individuals Published January 28, 2019

LUNG REGENERATION Mayo Clinic center For Regenerative Medicine

Flu Shot Crucial for Anyone With COPD Published January 7, 2019

Smoking Cessation Key Component of Cancer Moonshot Program Published January 2, 2019

Self–Care COPD Program Lowered Hospital Readmissions Published December 3, 2018

What Exercises Can Help Increase Lung Capacity? Last Reviewed November 23, 2018

Optimizing US Home Oxygen Therapy – Addressing Patient and Clinician Reports of Problems with Home Oxygen Accessibility Published in December 2018 Abstract

COPD and Anxiety: Researchers Test Promising Approach Published November 27, 2018

Which Patients With COPD Are Affected the Most by Extreme Weather? Published November 14, 2018

New Mucus Study Could Hold the Key to Clearing Your Phlegm Published November 13, 2018

Humidity Levels and COPD Last Reviewed November 12, 2018

To Better Treat COPD, Scientists Look to Tailored Approaches for Deadly Lung Disease Published November 9, 2018

What to Know about Steroids for COPD Last Reviewed October 25, 2018

Mucus, Cough and Chronic Lung Disease: New Discoveries Public Release October 24, 2018

Myths about COPD Circulated October 17, 2018 via copdfoundation.org

Does COPD Show Up on an X-ray? Last Reviewed October 17, 2018

Does High Altitude Affect COPD? Last Reviewed October 9, 2018

Clinical Issues of Mucus Accumulation in COPDPublished January 24, 2014